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Privacy policy

Privacy policy

We would like to take this opportunity to inform you of the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of the personal data you provide us, as well as its processing and utilisation.

Protection of personal data and confidentiality

Personal data is information about your identity. These data may include information such as your name, address, telephone number or email address. It is possible to use our website without specifying any personal data. This may result in deviating regulations for the use of individual services on our website. In this case, such regulations shall be explained separately below. We only process your personal data (e.g., name, address, email, telephone number or similar) pursuant to the regulations of German and European data protection law.

Further personal data are only collected and stored if you voluntarily provide such information, e.g., as part of a request. You may object to the use of your data at any time.

Server data

In general, you are able to visit our website without providing any personal data, for example if you only wish to obtain information about our products and access the corresponding pages. Each instance of access to our website or a file stored on our website is logged. This storage is undertaken for internal system-related and statistical purposes. The following is logged:

  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system used
  • Website you are visiting us from (referrer URL)
  • Website you are visiting
  • Date and time of access
  • Your internet protocol (IP) address

In certain cases, however, we need your name and your address and other information so that we can provide the required services, process orders or respond to queries, for example. This additional personal data are only collected and stored if you voluntarily provide such information, for example as part of a request.

Cookies

It may be the case when you visit our website that we store information on your computer in the form of cookies. Cookies are small text files sent to your browser by a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive.
The information stored in these cookies allows you to automatically be recognised when next you visit our website in order to make our website more user friendly. For example, cookies enable us to customise a website in line with your interests, or to store your password so that you do not have to re-enter it each time.
You can also visit our website without cookies. If you do not wish us to recognise your computer, please adjust your web browser settings. You can set your browser to block cookies before a cookie is saved by selecting “block all cookies”. For full details of how this works, please read the browser manufacturer’s instructions. If you do not accept any cookies, this may restrict the functionality of our website.

Use of Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as “Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies” that are stored on your computer to help analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie, for example the time, place and frequency of you visiting the website, including your IP address, shall be sent to a Google server in the US and stored there. Our website uses Google Analytics with an IP anonymisation feature. In this case, your IP address is first truncated by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other signatory states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area and sent to Google in an anonymised form.
Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity for us and for the provision of other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google may also pass this information on to third parties if and insofar as this is required by law or if and insofar as third parties process such data on Google’s behalf.
Under no circumstances will Google associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, we would point out that this may result in you not being able to use all the features of our website.
Furthermore, Google provides a disabling option for the most commonly used browsers, which gives you greater control over what data are recorded and processed by Google. If you enable this option, no information on your visit to the website shall be sent to Google Analytics. However, enabling this option does not prevent information being sent to us or other web analysis services we may be using. Further information on the disabling option provided by Google and on enabling this option is available here.

Links

If and insofar as you make use of external links provided on our website, this Privacy Policy shall not extend to these links. When providing links, we strive to ensure that such links comply with our data protection and security standards. However, we have no control over other providers’ compliance with data protection and security provisions. As such, we would request that you consult the websites of other providers’ for their specific privacy policies.

Changes to our privacy policy

If and insofar as you make use of external links provided on our website, this Privacy Policy shall not extend to these links. When providing links, we strive to ensure that such links comply with our data protection and security standards. However, we have no control over other providers’ compliance with data protection and security provisions. As such, we would request that you consult the websites of other providers’ for their specific privacy policies.

Children and young people

As a rule, persons below the age of 18 should not send personal data to us without the consent of their parents or legal guardians. Furthermore, we would expressly point out that we do not explicitly request, collect or disclose to third parties any personal data relating to children or young people.

Right of objection & contact information

You may revoke your consent to our collection, processing and use of your personal data at any time. Should you have any questions regarding our Privacy Policy or if you have any requests for correction or deletion regarding your data, please feel free to notify us by email to fokussiert-fotografie@gmx.de or by post to Jessica Werner, Kolpingstraße 24, 77743 Neuried Germany.

Note

This is a translation. Only the original German version is legally binding.